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1st Annual Meatball Showdown
Sun, April 30, 2017, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
Please join us for the 1st Annual Meatball Showdown located in downtown Toms River on Sunday, April 30th from 2-5pm at 73 Main Street, Toms River NJ 08753 (the old Java Joint building on the corner). The Meatball Showdown will feature meatballs prepared by several local, non-professional cooks as they compete for the title of "Best Meatballs in Toms River".
Two winners will be crowned - one will be selected by the 3-judge panel. The other, The Peoples' Choice Award, will be selected by everyone in attendance on the 30th.
How to Enter
If you think your (aka your mom's) meatballs have what it takes to be the best, then we invite you to submit a video telling us why you think they're going to make our mouths water!
Only the top submissions will be selected. You can submit your video entry one of three ways:
1 - post your video to Facebook - make sure you take @meatballshowdown!
2 - post your video to Instagram - meatballshowdown and/or with hashtag #meatballshowdown
3 - email us at meatballshowdownTR@gmail.com
$500 to Judges' 1st Place Meatball
$100 to Peoples' Choice Award Meatball
How to watch the showdown go down:
Space is limited for this event so please buy your tickets online here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1st-annual-meatball-showdown-tickets-32714603259
Tickets are $20 and include a tasting of each meatball, the ability to vote for your favorite, samplings from local wineries (1-2 bottles of wine will be placed on each table for sharing) and Icarus Brewing, and a lot of laughs.
Let's give something back:
If you're going to spend the afternoon with us on the 20th, please bring a non-perishable food item that will be donated to the House of Hope in TR. A portion of the proceeds will also be donated to the organization.
How to reach us:
If you are interested in being one of the cooks and would like more information please send an email to meatballshowdownTR@gmail.com and we will give you all the details. This should go unsaid, but we are talking classic Italian meatballs here - no Swedes, please!
We are capping paid ticket attendance at 50 (but you'll want to feed judges, your fellow chefs, and their assistants), so be prepared to cook for a crowd!